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Al Osman, 88, of Harrison, smells the Turkish coffee before preparation with flourish during the "Turkish Coffee: The Taste of Friendship" presentation at the Harrison Public Library. (Feb. 15, 2013)(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

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Turkish Cultural Center shares coffee and customs in Harrison

Sakir Keskin, of Elmsford, executive director of the Turkish Cultural Center of New York's Westchester branch, said Friday's "Turkish Coffee: The Taste of Friendship" presentation at the Harrison Public Library was held to promote Turkish culture, and share it with Westchester residents. A group of volunteers from the organization gave a step-by-step demonstration on how to prepare Turkish coffee, and shared history and stories highlighting the importance of coffee in Turkish culture. (Feb. 15, 2013)

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